02-25-2015, 07:04 PM
Release of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (ÛAIPB) 's initial test of competence (ITC) results on March 28, 2016 provided clearly demonstrated continued excellence in producing high quality caliber UniSA novice Chartered Accountants. It also underlines the fact that the University plays an important role in the growth and development of the accounting profession in South Africa as part of its continuing production of enough qualified accounting graduates.
The ITC found that former students of UniSA, who wrote the exams for the first time in 2016 year achieved a pass rate of 68 per cent. This brought the overall rate of passage of all students of UniSA, who wrote the exams (for the first time and repeat students) to 58 per cent improvement compared with 55 per cent and 44 per cent achieved in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
In addition, the University is even more proud that each year, nearly one-third of all students who successfully complete the examination of ITC'S former students of UniSA SAICA, thereby demonstrating the tremendous impact of the University on society.
The University has produced more than a third of students from disadvantaged families previously candidates this year (335). 181 of them, out of a total of 591 candidates successful African former students of UniSA.
"South Africa has a dire shortage of skills in the areas of accounting, which saw the sector is among the national priorities of the country. At the University, we are both excited and ready for the challenge to contribute to the national efforts aimed at the country's urgently needed supply of qualified people in this field, "said Professor Èlmari Sadler, Executive Dean of the College of UniSA accounting Sciences.
According to Sadler, the greater public interest is a contribution to the transformation of UniSA authorised accountants. The University has produced more than a third of students from disadvantaged families previously candidates this year (335). 181 of them, out of a total of 591 candidates successful African former students of UniSA.
UniSA College accounting Sciences (CAS), which strives for excellence in the areas of accounting, plays a very important role in equipping students with accounting skills through proper education in accounting Sciences. It is ÛAIPB to issue the certificate in the theory of accounting (CTA) to qualify the students based on successful completion of the programme the CTA College.
Candidates wishing to be part of an elite group of professional accountants (CA (SA) required the CTA to be able to write a ÛAIPB initial test of competence (ITC), as one of the first steps to become accountants.